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Art Department Artist

23rd June 2017

Exhibition News Miss Ella Porter, the St Augustine’s Priory Art Technician, is an excellent example of how one can pursue two careers at the same time, for she is also a practising artist.  She is exhibiting at a group show at the Candid Arts Trust in July where her new ceramic work will be shown. …

Lower V takes on Maths Masterclasses

23rd June 2017

Royal Institution sessions Mrs Jenny Bennet, Head of Maths at St Augustine’s Priory, is a firm believer in extending the curriculum and ensuring that pupils take advantage of all opportunities available.  To this end, three of her Lower V pupils, Shahla Ghodrat, Frankie Malinowski and Maria Merkulova attended a series of Maths Masterclasses held by…

English Summer Garden Party

23rd June 2017

Our Parents’ Committee Summer Event Every year our St Augustine’s Priory Parents’ Committee organises and delivers a stupendous summer event where we can all enjoy the grounds, the weather, the good company and the entertainment on offer.  This year is no exception!  All the family and all ages will enjoy the forthcoming English Summer Garden…

Lower I: when Art meets Nature

22nd June 2017

Art in the allotment One of the joys of St Augustine’s Priory is that you can combine subjects and explore different ways of working, stretching minds and expanding horizons.  Here, Mrs Mackay of the Art Department, describes Lower I’s latest artistic forays. ‘On Wednesday 14th June Lower I spent a lesson in the allotment. The…

Junior Sports Day

22nd June 2017

A wonderful day of sport Monday 19th June saw a day of hot, sunny weather and a cavalcade of sport at St Augustine’s Priory as the Junior school, from Lower I to Upper II, demonstrated their sporting prowess! Parents came in droves to support their daughters and, with a variety of sports on offer, from…

The Bilingual Hub demystified

20th June 2017

Last Friday 16th June, Stephanie Ghobrial of Lower V Alpha, Madina Masoud of Upper IVA and Eleanor Kaffo of Upper IV Alpha used Assembly to talk to the school about the ‘Bilingual Hub’ programme, and the benefits that come with being a part of it.  The girls began by explaining the Hub for us; “The…

Lower IV study coastal defences in Brighton

20th June 2017

A great example of how fieldwork supplements work in the classroom was shown by Lower IV’s Geography visit last Friday 16th June when they journeyed to the beaches of Brighton to learn about engineering strategies used in managing coastlines. Using measuring tapes, metre sticks and a clinometer the girls spent the day taking measurements of…

Second-hand Uniform Sale

20th June 2017

Friday 23rd June 2017 The Parents’ Committee is organising a second-hand uniform sale to take place on Friday 23rd June from 3.00pm.  It will be held in the new Second Hand Uniform Shop which can be accessed from the Prep Playground. There is stock for all parts of the school available but the Parents’ Committee…

Upper I explore conservation

20th June 2017

A visit to Woburn Safari Park Introducing important issues to girls starts at an early age at St Augustine’s Priory.  On Tuesday 13th June Upper I ventured out to explore the wilds of Woburn Safari Park and while there learnt about the importance of conservation and the protection of endangered species – all part of…

Upper I ‘At the Restaurant’

19th June 2017

Dining in French Learning languages is far more than reading out of a textbook and doing exercises.  Here Madame Assémat recounts how she has been working with Upper I on a module entitled ‘The Restaurant’.  A delightful culinary experience for all concerned! ‘Just before Half Term Upper I worked in their French classes on ‘The…